Neepawa Cubs fall in SCBL semi-final

By Eoin Devereux

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Despite losing, the Neepawa Cubs can take some solace in knowing they pushed the Portage Padres to their absolute limit and that they’ll likely get another crack at them come the Provincials in mid-August. But until that time, it’s the Padres who have bragging rights, as well as a shot at the SCBL Championship. Portage cemented that chance at the title thanks to an 8-6 extra innings win over Neepawa on Wednesday, July 18. 

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A magical performance in North Dakota

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Back row left to right: Jordyn Rolling, Jorja Petersen, Danika Nell, Paige Chudley, Bre Bradshaw and Emily Malchuk. Front row, left to right: Kailyn Lang, Billie Baranyk, Danica Black, Brennah Mclaughlin , Halle Kachur  and Trinity Turner

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This past weekend your local U14 Westman Magic Softball team traveled to Fargo, ND to participate in the “A Division at the Red River Rage Tournament. The team was selected last fall from Western Manitoba that includes players from Brandon, Neepawa, Killarney, Boissevain and Newdale. The tournament comprised of 16 teams brought out the competitive success of these young ladies earning them a second place finish in the Gold Division adding to their Gold medal finish in Saskatoon.

Cubs sweep Dauphin

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The first major upset in the Santa Clara Baseball League (SCBL) playoffs has occured and it’s courtesy of the Neepawa Cubs.

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Darren Maginel wins Neepawa Senior Open

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Left to right: Darren Maginel of Clear Lake receives congratulations from Neepawa Golf and Country Club general manager and CPGA golf pro Landon Cameron, after winning the 2018 Neepawa Senior Open on Monday, July 9.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

A first-time competitor has conquered the course at the Neepawa Golf and Country Club (NGCC), laying claim to the 2018 Senior Open title.

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Bowhunting competitions in Neepawa hit the mark

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About 60 bowhunters from across the prairies participated in the Yellowhead Bowhunters Provincial 3D Championship and the final stage of the 3D Triple Crown Championship on Saturday, July 7.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The best bowhunters from across the province recently converged on Neepawa for a pair of premier events. On Saturday, July 7, the Yellowhead Bowhunters Archery Club hosted both the Provincial 3D Championship and the final stage of the 3D Triple Crown Championship.

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